Amnio PCR

The result of amniotic fluid analysis:  a modern, quick, inexpensive and reliable way

AmnioPCR is a modern method for genetic testing of the amniotic fluid or chorionic villi. It determines the number of individual chromosomes in the foetus based on a comparison of genetic markers on DNA  of  the mother and  the foetus. The result is subsequently confirmed by a classical cytogenetic test.


The advantage of this method, as compared to a classical evaluation, is speed. The result is available on the same day.


Currently available are tests for the trisomy of 21st chromosome (Down syndrome) — amnioPCR, or a set to test other common trisomies of chromosomes 13, 18, 21,  X and Y, referred to as multiamnioPCR.